Home Page

Search "164 and More"
 
The Book "164 and More"
 
About Recovery Press

From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


Click a book cover icon    to view the Big Book or 12&12 chapter, or Grapevine text


1.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... confidence.  BB Bill's Story, p.14  
There was utter confidence.


2.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... confidence.  BB There Is A Solution, p.26  
Though experience had made him skeptical, he finished his treatment with unusual confidence.


3.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... confidence.  BB Into Action, p.75  
Most people approached in this way will be glad to help; they will be honored by our confidence.


4.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... confidence.  BB To Wives, p.114  
We make this recommendation with some confidence.


5.
View CONTENTS   ... confidence.  12&12 Contents (Step Four), p.6  
Willingness to take inventory brings light and new confidence.


6.
View STEP ONE essay   ... confidence.  12&12 Step One, p.22  
We had approached A.A. expecting to be taught self-confidence.


7.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... confidence and comfort in the laughter and ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.110  
We can be the ones who take on the unspectacular but important tasks that make good Twelfth Step work possible, perhaps arranging for the coffee and cake after the meetings, where so many skeptical, suspicious newcomers have found confidence and comfort in the laughter and talk.


8.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... confidence and faith in these people who ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.112  
Can we have the same kind of confidence and faith in these people who have been infected and sometimes crippled by our own illness that we have in our sponsors?


9.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... confidence and fill me with conflict?  12&12 Step Four, p.51  
Did fear and inferiority about my fitness for my job destroy my confidence and fill me with conflict?


10.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... confidence began to be replaced by cocksureness.  BB Bill's Story, pp.5-6  
Some time passed, and confidence began to be replaced by cocksureness.


11.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... confidence, but it didn't fully solve the ...  BB How It Works, p.68  
Some of us once had great self-confidence, but it didn't fully solve the fear problem, or any other.


12.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... confidence, can you adopt the attitude that ...  BB To Employers, p.143  
While on the subject of confidence, can you adopt the attitude that so far as you are concerned this will be a strictly personal matter, that his alcoholic derelictions, the treatment about to be undertaken, will never be discussed without his consent?


13.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... confidence, he felt it right to explain ...  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.186  
As he gained confidence, he felt it right to explain his new way of life to his employer and business associates.


14.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... confidence how helpful he can really be, ...  12&12 Step Five, p.61  
When your mission is carefully explained, and it is seen by the recipient of your confidence how helpful he can really be, the conversation will start easily and will soon become eager.


15.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... confidence in dad is rising high.  BB The Family Afterward, p.123  
Family confidence in dad is rising high.


16.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... confidence in him, and his temperament and ...  12&12 Step Five, p.61  
If you have developed a high confidence in him, and his temperament and problems are close to your own, then such a choice will be good.


17.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... confidence in his ability to recover?  BB To Employers, p.143  
Can you have every confidence in his ability to recover?


18.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... confidence in his power to stop or ...  BB To Wives, p.112  
Show him you have confidence in his power to stop or moderate.


19.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... confidence in our ability to think?  BB We Agnostics, p.54  
Did we not have confidence in our ability to think?


20.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... confidence in our anonymity promise was severe.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.185  
When such stories got into circulation outside of A.A., the loss of confidence in our anonymity promise was severe.


21.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... confidence in our future.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.184  
It is A.A.'s proved willingness to make these sacrifices that gives people their high confidence in our future.


22.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... confidence in the integrity of Alcoholics Anonymous.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.165  
Approving editorials here and abroad generated a wave of confidence in the integrity of Alcoholics Anonymous.


23.
View STEP FIVE essay   ... confidence in the one with whom you ...  12&12 Step Five, p.61  
The real tests of the situation are your own willingness to confide and your full confidence in the one with whom you share your first accurate self-survey.


24.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... confidence is born, and the sense of ...  12&12 Step Four, p.50  
As we persist, a brand-new kind of confidence is born, and the sense of relief at finally facing ourselves is indescribable.


25.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... confidence; it was the child of our ...  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.184  
But in the beginning, anonymity was not born of confidence; it was the child of our early fears.


26.
View TRADITION THREE essay   ... confidence laid the explosive facts in their ...  12&12 Tradition Three, p.142  
The oldest member summoned two others, and in confidence laid the explosive facts in their laps.


27.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... confidence of another alcoholic in a few ...  BB There Is A Solution, p.18  
But the ex-problem drinker who has found this solution, who is properly armed with facts about himself, can generally win the entire confidence of another alcoholic in a few hours.


28.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... confidence; that he fully understand and approve ...  BB Into Action, p.74  
It is important that he be able to keep a confidence; that he fully understand and approve what we are driving at; that he will not try to change our plan.


29.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... confidence that he is at last on ...  12&12 Step Four, p.48  
Having found the shoes that fit, he ought to step into them and walk with new confidence that he is at last on the right track.


30.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... confidence, their reliance upon things human, their ...  BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxviii  
These allergic types can never safely use alcohol in any form at all; and once having formed the habit and found they cannot break it, once having lost their self-confidence, their reliance upon things human, their problems pile up on them and become astonishingly difficult to solve.


31.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... confidence to another person, but we are ...  BB Into Action, p.78  
We have already admitted this in confidence to another person, but we are sure we would be imprisoned or lose our job if it were known.


32.
View STEP ONE essay   ... confidence was no good whatever; in fact, ...  12&12 Step One, p.22  
Then we had been told that so far as alcohol is concerned, self-confidence was no good whatever; in fact, it was a total liability.


33.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... confidence we had admitted these things to ...  12&12 Step Eight, p.78  
It had been embarrassing enough when in confidence we had admitted these things to God, to ourselves, and to another human being.


34.
View STEP TEN essay   ... confidence, we were apt to play the ...  12&12 Step Ten, p.92  
Thus blinded by prideful self-confidence, we were apt to play the big shot.


35.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... confidence when others fail.  BB Working With Others, p.89  
You can secure their confidence when others fail.


36.
View TRADITION SEVEN essay   ... confidence would be shaken.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.165  
The moment that happened, our Fellowship's confidence would be shaken.


The 164 and More™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only).  Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the 164 and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc., or the A.A. Grapevine, Inc.  Further A.A.W.S. Inc. and the A.A. Grapevine Inc. have no objection to the use of this material in the 164 and More concordance.

Top of Screen  Top